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Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening Fundraises For Hospice

December 8, 2014

The annual Haskins Garden Centre’s Christmas Kids Evening at Ferndown raised over £455.88 for the Alzheimer’s Society. Over 110 children visited Santa in his grotto and enjoyed activities including face painting, storytelling, competitions a charity raffle whilst tasty food and drink tasting demos were held. Special seasonal meals were also served by the restaurant. Matt…

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Landgirls Concert Raises £600 For Alzheimers Society

September 25, 2014

(from left) Matt Hill with Pippa Thurgood, Alison Adams, Helen Golding and Haskin’s Joolz Walford. A concert performed by the Land Girls, hosted by the Ferndown Haskins Garden Centre, has raised £600 for Alzheimer’s Society. Land Girls Helen Golding and Pippa Thurgood performed a superb selection of nostalgic hits from the forties free of charge…

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Centre Staff Become Dementia Friends

September 12, 2014

Ruth Crosland (2nd left) with  Haskins team members (from left) Kevin Dorning, Liz Welch, Joolz Walford, Angie Mannwith. Over 40 staff at the Haskins Garden Centres have become Dementia Friend after attending sessions presented by Ruth Crosland, a volunteer Dementia friends champion from Alzheimer’s Society.  The team members, who now as Dementia Friends can wear…

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Trees Donated For Happy Huskies

July 21, 2014

(From left) Rob and Jolene Hammond, Jackie, Ellie and Tony Fallon, Haskin’s Mel Howick and Jamie Kinsey with the happy huskies. A group of dog lovers from Worthing who have offered homes to 6 rescued Huskies and have leased a field near the Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre to create an exercise pound, have now 100…

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Garden Centre Customers Thanked By Para Association

June 26, 2014

Paul Burnett-Kirk presents Haskins’ Sue Ross the para plaque. Paul Burnett-Kirk, the Honorary Secretary and Treasurer for the Worthing branch of the Parachute Regimental Association presented a plaque to the Haskins Roundstone Garden Centre to thank their team for their support. Over the 3 years of fundraising at the Centre, former Paratrooper, Paul estimates that…

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Top Cycle Fundraiser Forms Hampshire Team For Macmillan Ride

June 4, 2014

Matt Hill (centre) with the Hampshire Haskins team members (from left) Elliot Johnson, Mike Caponi, Ben Harrison and Steve Milton. Last year, Matt Hill from Winchester Gained the thanks from organisers and the accolade as the top fundraiser at the Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride, having raised over £1500 in donations and sponsorship from friends, family…

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Tea Party Success For Alzheimer’s Society

June 3, 2014

(from left) Jo Malyon, Simon Morris, Anne Scaife, Haskins Joolz Walford and Adrian Williams. Members of the Alzheimer’s Society in the South West dressed in Alice in Wonderland costumes for a Tea Party, designed to create further awareness of the support offered by the charity. Society Volunteer Anne Scaife, Services Manager Jo Malyon and Community…

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Haskins donation helps protect rare wildlife in Dorset

May 9, 2014

Cheque presentation (L-R) Warren Haskins, DWT’s Urban and East Manager, Nicki Brunt and DWT’s Director of Operations, Brian Bleese © Sally Welbourn A generous donation of £5,000 from Haskins Garden Centres Ltd has enabled Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) and its partners to reach the match-funding target for a grant of £2.7 million from the HLF…

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Garden Centre Hosts New Hospice Outreach Project

May 1, 2014

(from left) Haskins Restaurant Manager Katie Corcoran welcomes Ruth Keeble, Bereavement Service Volunteer Judie Chamber and Linda Perry, Director of Children’s Services for sister hospice, Chestnut Tree House The Haskins Garden Centre at Angmering was one of the first locations chosen on the launch week of the St Barnabas House Hospice Outreach Project. The mobile…

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